842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.
- Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
749-7699. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, nine-ball tournaments at 2 p.m. Sundays.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands including rock, reggae, jazz and blues. Swing Set, Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
- Sept. 9: Thulium, The Incredible, Lafayette.
- Sept. 10: Split Lip Rayfield, Trigger Gospel, Country Melvins.
- Sept. 11: Shiner, Verbena, Pave the Rocket.
- Sept. 13: Citizen Fish, Mark Brubeck.
- Sept. 14: Open mike.
- Sept. 15: Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire.
- Sept. 16: Tilt, One Man Army, Strictly for Rent, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; The Derailers.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday nights. Carol Dressler open mike, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Sunday of the month.
842-1414. 943 Mass. Son Venezuela and Key West Jazz Quartet alternate on Sundays.
841-7286. 815 N.H.
- Sept. 9: Mark T. Gottschall, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
- Sept. 11: Lisa Donnelly and Mike Roberts.
- Sept. 14: Dan Bliss, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
- Wednesdays: Karaoke.
Free State Brewing Co.
843-4555. 636 Mass. Brewery and restaurant. Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight daily.
- Fridays: The Free State Brewery Jazz Quartet, straight-ahead jazz, 8 p.m.-midnight.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. Ultra Groove-Funk, Soul & Disco Party, Saturdays. Lazer Music Show, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Sundays. Martini Project-Acid Jazz in the Lounge, Mondays. Viva Ritmo-Latin Dance Night, Wednesdays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Spin, Fridays.
- Sept. 13: Kool Keith, DJ Spooky.
- Sept. 15: Chris Duarte Group, The Flood.
841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.
Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill
749-4295. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Featuring restaurant and music emporium. Billiards, darts and TVs. Open for dinner Mondays-Thursdays, and lunch and dinner Fridays-Sundays. Live music or DJ on Saturdays. Dart league on Tuesdays.
- Fridays: DJ Retro Rob.
- Saturdays: Swingbug DJ, with swing lessons at 9 p.m.
- Sundays: Lawrence Soft-tip Dart Assn. Tournament, 1 p.m., registration, 2 p.m. tournament.
749-3320. 926 1/2 Mass. Live jazz, funk, electric blues and original rock. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. daily. Concert information, 749-1387. All shows start at 10 p.m.
- Sept. 9: Lynn Miles, acoustic.
- Sept. 10: Common Ground, reggae/funk.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr., in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 25 TVs.
Jet Lag Lounge
842-0083. 610 Fla. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sundays. Live bands on Fridays and Saturdays. First Friday and Saturday night of each month, Billy Spears Band.days and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays.
Jupiter Deli and Bar
841-0033. 15th and Kasold Drive.
- Sept. 14: Rebecca Riots, Becky and Melineh, 8:30 p.m.
Kaspars Bar & Grill
3115 W. Sixth.
- Saturdays: Karaoke.
842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.
Knights of Columbus
2206 E. 23rd.
- Sept. 11: Arnie Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight.
832-2330. 920 Mass.
- Sept. 10: Coyote Project.
Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue
1618 W. 23rd.
- Sept. 10: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band, 9 p.m.
The Pool Room
749-5039. Hillcrest Shopping Center, 925 Iowa. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Twenty-two billiard tables, seven TVs, videos. Weekly 8-, 9- and 3-ball tournaments.
832-8228. 944 Mass. Darts, pool table, big-screen TVs. Celtic Jam Pub Night, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of every month. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-7676. 946 Mass. Pinball, video games, beer garden and occasional live music. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-2 a.m. Sundays.
- Sept. 14: The Ex-Husbands.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
Dew Drop Inn
- Sept. 11: Theze Guyz.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
- Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Aladdin Restaurant and Bar
Holiday Inn Citi Center, 1215 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
* Sept. 10-11: Mike Ning, Sherry Jones, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
B.B.'s Lawnside Bar B.Q.
1205 E. 85th, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sundays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
(816) 561-2560. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9: Little Feat, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 12: Kid Capri, 9 p.m.
112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.
- Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9: Frank Ace.
- Sept. 10: Dave Hole, James Armstrong.
- Sept. 11: James Harman.
- Sept. 13: Derek Trucks.
- Sept. 14: Big Jack Johnson.
- Sept. 15: Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa.
- Sept. 16: Ron Prince Band.
210 W. 47th, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 10: Neon Blue.
- Sept. 11: Tommy Ruskin Jam, 3 p.m., Boko Maru.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 10: The Samples.
4749 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9: Gerald Spaits, Harry Miller.
- Sept. 10: Full Blast.
- Sept. 11: Sharon Jones.
- Sept. 15: Becky Berry.
- Sept. 16: Everett DeVan.
(913) 829-8200. 11950 S. Strangline Rd., Olathe.
- Sept. 10: Firehouse, JC Roxx, 9 p.m.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
- Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
- Sept. 14: American Indian singer-songwriter Arigon Starr, Haskell Indian Nations University.
- Sept. 12: Piano Concerto Readings, with KU Symphony Orchestra and undergraduate piano students, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
- Sept. 13: Visiting Artists Series, Valentin Surif, piano.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
- Sept. 11: The Follow, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 12: The Jerry Dowell Band, 2 p.m.
- Sept. 15: American Indian singer-songwriter Arigon Starr, 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
- Recitals are at 3 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, except holidays and when KU classes are not in session.
West Side Folk
842-1163. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
- Sept. 10: West Side Folk fund-raiser, with Iris DeMent, Pamela Bruner, Greg Allen, Steve and Kathy Peters and Billy Ebeling, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40.
American Jazz Museum
18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9: Ervin Brown Quartet, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
- Sept. 10: Connect, 8:30 p.m.
- Sept. 11: James Ward Ensemble, with Sharon Thompson, 8:30 p.m.
- Sept. 13: Blue Monday, with Everette DeVan, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 16: Lester "Duck" Warner Quartet, 7 p.m.
Fifth and Walnut, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 11: James Harman.
- Sept. 13: Derek Trucks.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4445. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
- Sept. 15: Brass Knights, noon.
3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9: Little Feat, The Schwag.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
St. Joseph Jazz Series
(816) 279-1225. Moila Shrine Temple Ballroom, 701 N. Noyes.
- Sept. 14: Vibist Peter Appleyard, 7:30 p.m.
Ottawa Municipal Auditorium
(785) 242-8810. Third and Hickory. All shows at 7:30 p.m.
- Sept. 11: BR5-49, 7:30 p.m.
Kansas State Fair
(316) 669-3600 or 1-800-362-3247. 2000 N. Poplar.
- Sept. 11: Britney Spears.
- Sept. 12: Chris LeDoux, Kansas.
- Sept. 13: Montgomery Gentry, Mark Wills.
- Sept. 14: The Wikinsons, South 65.
- Sept. 15: Kenny Chesney,
- Sept. 16: Oakridge Boys.
Walnut Valley Festival
(316) 221-3250. Cowley County Fairgrounds.
- Sept. 16-19: Various workshops, contests and concerts featuring John McCutheon, Connie Dover, Roger Landes, Beppe Gambetta, The Special Consensus, Spontaneous Combustion, Euphoria String Band and numerous others.
301 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 14-19: "Lord of the Dance."
(785) 271-0190. 4013 S.W. 21st.
- Sept. 10: "Peter Pan," 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Lake Shawnee.
Apple Valley Farm
On Lake Perry near Ozawkie. Show times at 8:30 p.m.
- "Went With the Wind," Saturdays through Sept. 11.
American Heartland Theatre Co.
(816) 842-9999. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Performance times vary. Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "Dangerous Obsession," Sept. 10-Oct. 24.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4450. Red Balloon Theater, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
- Sept. 16-17: "The Millennium Musical," by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m.
The Lighten Up Playhouse
(816) 474-4386. 323 W. Eighth in Lucas Place, Kansas City, Mo.
- "Play it By Ear!" 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
- "Ultimate Yard Sale," 10 p.m. Fridays.
- "Outside the Lines," 10 p.m. Saturdays.
Missouri Repertory Theatre
(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.
- "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," through Sept. 26.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
- "Moon Over Buffalo," through Nov. 7.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3820 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Beauty Queen of Leenane," through Sept. 19.
Topeka Civic Theatre
Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, Gage and S.W. Eighth. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.; and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "Moon Over Buffalo," Sept. 10-Oct. 2.
Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts
(785) 273-1191. 215 S.E. Seventh. Performances at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Sound of Music," Sept. 10-12 and 17-19.
Shown at the Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are available at the Student Union Activities Box Office in the Kansas Union.
- Sept. 9: "Mi Vida Loca," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
- Sept. 10-11: "Limbo," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; "5 Deadly Venoms," midnight.
- Sept. 14 and 16: "My Life to Live," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
- Sept. 15 and 17-18: "Notting Hill," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.
- Sept. 10: Hablamos en Espanol, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 11: Harry Potter Story Time with Magic Bob, 11a.m.
- Sept. 12: American Girls Club, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 16: Reading and book signing by author Amy Blackmarr, author of "House of Steps, 7:30 p.m.
Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
- Sept. 12: Artists and craftsmen, musical entertainment and children's activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
842-3883. 11th and Vermont. Hours: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
- Fresh seasonal produce, flowers, bedding plants and crafts, through Nov. 13.
Haskell Indian Nations University
- Sept. 11-12: Haskell Indian Art Market, exhibits and demonstrations of American Indian arts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12.
- Sept. 11: 18th & Vine Festival, outdoor jazz concert, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 16: "What is Jazz?," lecture by Dick Wright, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.
- Sept. 9: "Dancing Jarocho: Mestizaje, Myth and Mexican Cultural Performance," lecture by Anita Gonzalez, part of the "The Art of Work/The Work of Art" Labor Day Festival, noon to 1 p.m., International Room, Kansas Union.
- Sept. 10-11: "Migrant ImagiNations," part of the "The Art of Work/The Work of Art" Labor Day Festival, 8 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.
- Sept. 16: Lecture by science fiction writer John Kessel, 7 p.m., English Room, Kansas Union, Kansas University.
Kansas University football
Memorial Stadium, Kansas University. Home games with asterisk. Dates and times subject to change.
- Sept. 11: Cal State Northridge, 6:30 p.m.*
Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
749-1356. Pinckney School, 810 W. Sixth. Dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
- Sept. 12: Concert by Prairie Dog and dance with caller Mike Rundle, 3 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.
West Campus, Kansas University.
- Sept. 15: Kansas Arts Commission public meeting, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
The Raven Bookstore
749-3300. 8 E. Seventh.
- Sept. 14: Reading and book signing by Philip Kimball, author of "Liar's Moon," 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.
- Sept. 15: "Science as Magic: Is Teaching of Science and Religion Compatible in the Classroom?," by Larry Martin, curator at KU's Natural History Museum.
2405 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
- "Treasures in Wood," exhibit of finely crafted woodwork, through Sept. 19.
(913) 341-7373. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 120th and Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 10-12: Greek dancing, food, music and costumes, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 10, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 11 and noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 12.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 871-5701. Call (816) 871-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- "Wolves," "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," "Everest" and "The Greatest Places."
(913) 341-2272. 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 9-12: Ringling Bros. Circus.
13th and Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
- Sept. 15-18: USA Gymnastic World Team Trials, 7 p.m.
Kansas City Renaissance Festival
Hours: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tickets: (888) 849-6552.
- Sept. 11-12: "Vintage Italy."
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000 or 1-800-949-TPAC. 214 S.E. Eighth.
- Sept. 10: Comedian Jeff Foxworthy, 8 p.m.
(785) 272-5821. 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
- Mini train and carousel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Leavenworth River Fest '99
- Sept. 11-12: Crafts, food, entertainment, parade, children's events, fireworks and 5K and 10K runs.
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art
864-4710. On Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union on the Kansas University campus. Comprehensive museum with paintings, sculpture, graphics and textiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays.
- "Flatland Skies, Keith Jacobshagen," through Oct. 3.
- "Mexican Prints from the Collection of Dave and Reba Williams," through Oct. 17.
- "Personal Choices: American Indian Art from a Private Collection," Sept. 11-Oct. 24.
Programs, lectures, films and events
- Sept. 9: Lecture by Keith Jacobshagen, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 12: "Frida," film, 2 p.m.
- Sept. 13-14: Visit by Fukishima Keido Roshi, with "Zen Master's Enno's Zen" lecture, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union; calligraphy demonstration and talk, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Central Court, Spencer Museum; and seated Zen meditation, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14, room 207, Robinson Gymnasium.
- Sept. 15: "KU Perspectives: Mexican Prints from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams," 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
- Sept. 16: Tour du Jour: "Mexican Prints from the Collection of Dave and Reba Williams," with Steve Goddard, senior curator at the Spencer Museum and KU professor of art history, 12:15 p.m.
- Sept. 16: "Durer's Influence," lecture by Dan Kirchhefer, professor of art at Emporia State University, 7 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (the Kansas Collection and University Archives close at 5 p.m.).
- "An Alphabet of Animals; Two Hundred Years of Zoological Illustration," Special Collections, Main Gallery.
- "Three Decades of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library," University Archives.
- "No Dreams Deferred: African-American Leadership in the Kansas Region," Kansas Collection.
Kansas University Natural History Museum
864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Lush Vegetation of Antarctica."
Museum of Anthropology
864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Permanent exhibits: "Costa Rica and Her Neighbors" "The Human Life Cycle," "Peoples in Africa" and "People in Places."
- "11th Annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show: a Juried Competition," Sept. 11-Oct. 24. Awards ceremony, art preview, sale, reception and silent auction, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
- Sept. 14-18: Acoma pottery making workshop, with Dolores Lewis Garcia and Emma Lewis Mitchell.
Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory
864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the first and third Sunday nights and the second, fourth and fifth Fridays of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Watkins Community Museum of History
841-4109. 1047 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Hands-on history room for children, call for hours.
- "The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
- "The Faces of Downtown Lawrence -- Portrait of a Business Community," through Sept. 21.
- "Homemakers Remember 1924-1999," through Aug. 31.
- Sept. 15: "Know Your Antiques," with salt and pepper shaker collector Sharon Dewey, 2 p.m.
Clinton Lake Museum
Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Includes the exhibit "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
- "Transportation: Rails to Conrails."
Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
- Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
- "Leading the Way: Famous Kansans," through November.
- "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
Mulvane Art Museum
(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell on the Washburn University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, until mid-September.
- Outdoor Art Exhibition.
- "Three Suites: The Art of Craig Subler, Edward Navone and Jim Huck," through Oct. 3.
Combat Air Museum
(913) 862-3303. Public aviation museum at Forbes Field. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
Ward Meade House
(913) 235-0806. 124 N. Fillmore. Victorian house, log cabin, old school and botanical gardens, with tours and crafts shop. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
Territorial Capitol -- Lane Museum
(913) 887-6148. Near downtown Lecompton. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Constitution Hall State Historic Site
(913) 887-6520. 319 Elmore. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Displays on territorial Kansas. Free.
Coal Creek Library
Eight miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460. Established Nov. 22, 1859. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October. Area historical information. For appointment, call (913) 594-3960.
Old Jefferson Town
(785) 863-2070. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, April through mid-December. Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers. Farmer's market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
(816) 561-4000. 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Comprehensive art museum. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. The museum is closed on Labor Day.
- "Echoes of Eternity: The Egyptian Mummy and the Afterlife," through May 7.
- "Life and the Arts in the Baroque Palaces of Rome: Ambiente Barocco," through Oct. 3.
- "Architects' Sketchbook," through Oct. 17.
- "In the Absence of Color," through Feb. 27.
- Walk-in tours for "Life and the Arts in the Baroque Palaces of Rome: Ambiente Barocco," 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 3.
- Sept. 12: European painting, 2 p.m.
- Sept. 12: "Life and the Arts in the Baroque Palaces of Rome: Ambiente Barocco," 3 p.m.
- Sept. 11: "The Curator Is In," 10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
- Sept. 10: Gerald Spaits Duo, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
- Sept. 12: "Splendid Sounds: Music of the Baroque," with Kansas City Symphony Ensemble, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
American Jazz Museum
(816) 474-2929. 1616 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo.
- "State of the Blues," photographs of jazz legends by Jeff Dunas, through Sept. 12.
The Kemper Museum
of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Kendall Buster: Sitelines and Suitors" and "Kathryn Spence: Wild," through Oct. 24.
- "Tina Barney: Familiar Records," through Nov. 14.
- Sept. 11: "Black Beauty," 10 a.m.
- Sept. 12: Curator's Gallery Chat with Dana Self about Kathryn Spence and Kendall Buster exhibits, 2 p.m.
Kansas City Museum
(816) 483-8300. 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Exhibits also at Town Pavilion, 1111 Main St.
- "Summer Skies," through Sept. 12.
- Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
John Wornall House Museum
(816) 444-1858. 146 W. 61st Terr., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
- Sept. 12: "String Classics," featuring the Russian Cello Trio, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society
(913) 371-3264. 720 N. Fourth, Kansas City, Kan. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- "Croatian, Native American and Hispanic Heritage," through Sept. 30.
Toy and Miniature Museum
(816) 333-9328. 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- Saturdays: "The Great Mystery" puppet shows, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
2818 Frederick Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- "1999: Contemporary Trends in Sculpture," Sept. 12-Nov. 14.
- Sept. 12: Family Day, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
- "Catlin, McKinney and Hall," Sept. 12-Nov. 14.
Old Depot Museum
(785) 242-1250. 135 W. Tecumseh. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms, ongoing.
- "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
Harry S. Truman Library
(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.
- "The Truman Chryslers," through Sept. 30.
- "Treasures of the Truman Library," through Dec. 31.
- "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace," through Dec. 1.
Beach Museum of Art
(785) 532-7718. On the Kansas State University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, with extended hours to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- "Kansas Quilts, Past and Present," through Sept. 26.
- "The Sense of the City: Louis Kahn's Design for an Office Building in Kansas City, 1966-1973," Sept. 12-Nov. 28.
Art and Design Gallery
Art and Design Building, KU campus. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays.
- Sept. 12-17: KU Architecture Student Exhibition.
Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
1017 1/2 Mass. 865-4181.
- Beadwork by Melba Whatley and split-loomed necklace and bear fetish collection of Brenda Eubanks.
749-0200. 820 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
Cafe Espresso, 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
- Oil pastels by Susan McCarthy, through September.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
500 Locust Gallery
832-9867. 500 Locust. Gallery open by appointment or by calling 841-6138 or 842-5328.
- Recent figurative works by Askew, Doner-Hedrick, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Murphy, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood and Whitenight.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
842-2770. 723 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Works by national and international artists, including jewelry designs by Peter Zacharias and enamels by Faulker Fusaiy.
Haskell Indian Nations University
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
- Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio
331-3090. 112 W. 15th. By appointment only. Web site: www.sunflower.com/~dojo.
- Pastel drawings, portraits, note cards and oil and acrylic paintings.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
- Watercolor paintings, prints and notecards.
843-7749. 18711 Jefferson Hills Dr. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Call for an appointment.
- Paintings and original prints.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth.
- Exhibit of works by Navajo weaver Kalley Keams, Sept. 10-Oct. 8.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh and Vermont.
- Eighth Annual Harvest of Arts Celebration, works by 25 area artists, through September. Reception, 5 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Sept. 28.
- Tuesday Painters exhibition, through September.
- Books for sale at the Friends of the Library silent auction, through September.
- Photographic history of the Habitat for Humanity, Lawrence Affiliate, Sept. 10-30.
Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets
Suite 110, Riverfront Plaza.
- Portrait exhibit by Wayne Wildcat.
- Lawrence Art Guild's Newly Elected Board Show, featuring works by Karla Nathan, Jennifer Rinehart-Unekis, Laurie Culling, Ann Hamil and Patricia Ransone, through Sept. 27.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E 1550 Rd. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th and Kasold Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring fine jewelry and crafts by local and national artists.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
Van Gogh's Ear Studio and Gallery
842-4899. 1017 Mass. Recycled art, painted furniture and murals by David Montgomery, stained glass by Sarah Teague Johnson, and various works by area artists.
Wheatfield's Bakery & Cafe
841-5553. 904 Vt. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- Paintings by Peggy Shopen and Jane Fortun, through Oct. 3.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
Images Art Gallery
McQueeny Lock Building, 520 Pennway, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-